Utah State University

Clinical Assistant Professor - Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 1:06 PM)
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Benefited Full-Time
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100% Time
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence and Department of Psychology at Utah State University in Logan, UT are seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist who will contribute to interdisciplinary care of children and adolescents. The hired individual will provide psychiatry services to clients of the Sorenson Center and engage interdisciplinary work with other providers to insure coordinated care of clients. The hired individual may also provide supervision to trainees completing rotations in the Sorenson Center. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2024, although an earlier or later start date is possible.


Located on the main campus in Logan, Utah, this is a 1.0 FTE term appointment, 12-month fiscal year position. Review of applications will begin in July 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. This position is not eligible for full time telehealth work but some telework is included in the position. The individual hired into this position may be eligible for up to $20,000 a year in Utah tax credits. See here for more information. The position is contingent on a successful background check.


  • Provide psychiatric care to children and adolescents.  Such care will include medication management as well as brief counseling when needed. Patient visits will be primary conducted in person but, based on patient need, telehealth visits will also be provided. 
  • Collaborate with other clinicians (including Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Audiologists, Speech Language Pathologists, and Behavior Analysts) in the Sorenson Center to provide integrated care to youth who are being seen across subspecialties within the Sorenson Center.
  • Provide supervision, as appropriate, to students / trainees. This may include supervision to residents, medical students, and nurse practitioner trainees from other institutions as well as pre-professional students at USU interested in learning more about the field of Psychiatry.
  • Teaching opportunities in the Department of Psychology are negotiable based on interest and need.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school
  • Board Eligible / Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • A clinical practice focus on child / adolescent Psychiatry
  • Licensure in Utah (or eligibility for licensure) as a medical doctor
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive team setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary health care setting

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Current curriculum vita (CV) to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
  2. Cover letter describing qualifications for the position to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile at the beginning of your application in Documents 1-10
  3. Contact information for three professional references to be entered in the Candidate Profile

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

SCCE Highlights 

The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence (SCCE; https://cehs.usu.edu/scce/) provides comprehensive clinical services and applied training across the lifespan, integrating across multiple programs and departments. Services are provided by teams of dedicated trainees and professionals who also engage in cutting-edge research related to clinical practices and interventions.  Services provided in the SCCE include: Hearing and Balance, Speech-Language, Behavioral Health (including Psychology, Psychiatry, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling), and applied behavior analysis services. The Behavior Health clinic includes an Integrated Assessment team that conducts comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluations for youth and adults with suspected developmental / behavioral concerns. 


Department Highlights

The USU Department of Psychology is located within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The Department consists of over 30 faculty representing diverse areas of psychology. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with others in the Department as well as other departments in the College (e.g., Human Development and Family Studies) and across campus (e.g., Sociology). The Department offers PhD specializations in School Psychology, Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Behavior Analysis, and Brain and Cognition. The Department also offers an undergraduate major (BS) in Psychology, a distance-learning masters degree (MEd) in Professional School Counseling, and contributes to a multi-department PhD in Neuroscience.


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is committed to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and service activities across a wide array of education and human service fields.  The college is home to eight academic departments with approximately 200 faculty who are engaged in innovative research and high-quality graduate and undergraduate education. The college’s programs and outreach missions are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Research Center and the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. Faculty, students, and staff within the college also engage with a broad range of community partners to both provide opportunities for community-engaged research and learning and enhance the quality of education and human service programs throughout the state of Utah.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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